18th-century British warship found off coast of Florida

An 18th-century British warship that had fought in the War of Jenkins Ear against Spain was discovered this week off the coast of Florida. Archaeologists for the US National Park Service found the remains of HMS Tyger just beside Dry Tortugas National Park, a park that spans several islands in the area. Their findings […]

Two dead after jet plane crash on Florida highway, collides with vehicle

A private passenger jet with five people aboard crash-landed on a busy Florida highway and collided with a vehicle on the ground in a fiery accident on Friday that killed at least two people, according to authorities and news footage from the scene. The Bombardier Challenger 600 business jet, which took off from Ohio, […]

Florida lawmakers vote to restrict children’s access to social media

The Florida House of Representatives approved on Wednesday a bill aimed at barring children aged 16 and younger from social media platforms, following similar action in several states to limit online risks to young teenagers. Passed by a bipartisan vote of 106 to 13, the measure would require social media platforms to terminate the […]

Lois Frankel, Jewish Florida Democrat, quits progressive caucus

Florida Rep. Lois Frankel, a Jewish Democrat, quit the party’s progressive caucus, one of the largest in Congress, as the Israel-Hamas war has brought to the surface long-simmering differences over Israel among progressives. Frankel’s departure was first reported Monday by The Intercept, and later confirmed with her office by Axios. Both publications cited anonymous […]